The Importance Of Getting Seniors Involved In Your Holiday Preparations

For most of us, the holiday season is a joyous time. We can’t wait to decorate our homes, shop for gifts and, of course, attend parties where there is plenty to eat and drink. Our elderly loved ones, however, may view the holiday season a bit differently. In many cases, they are not able to

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How To Prevent Injuries Based On Senior Mobility Issues

According to the Government of Canada, falls are the leading cause of injury among older Canadians. In fact, 20 to 30 percent of seniors experience one or more falls each year. The Canada.ca website also reveals that falls cause 85 percent of seniors’ injury-related hospitalizations and 95 percent of all hip fractures. Falls also cost

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Holiday Shopping For The Elderly Made Easy

For most Canadians, holiday shopping can be a difficult undertaking. Knowing exactly what to purchase for each loved one takes a lot of care and consideration. This is especially true when coming up with ideas for elderly loved ones. What could they possibly want? What could they possibly need? When you think about it, there

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3 Halloween Safety Tips For Seniors

The Advantage Home Health Solutions team would like to wish you all a very happy Halloween! We’d also like to wish everyone who will be partaking in Halloween festivities tonight a very safe evening. As you’re well aware, the annual tradition of trick-or-treating involves the opening of your front doors to people who are mostly

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Treating Seniors To Safe And Comfortable Living Situations

Halloween is just one week away! Preparing for the annual celebration of ghoulish creatures and spooky decorations can be a lot of fun. Especially if you have children, Halloween is a pretty exciting time. Trick or treating, of course, is a big part of the festivities. Senior citizens, however, aren’t usually the trick or treating

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